Btec ict level 3 unit 14 event driven programming help needed urgently!!

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    Hi
    I really nees help with event driven programming unit.... im in year 13 and our visual basic form is aupposed to be about a plumbing company or something of that sort. Please help i dont wanna fail!
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    So event driven programming relies on user events to trigger lines of code. The easiest thing to implement are buttons and textboxes, you could create a simple mock up of an ordering system, that saves the input of some text boxes on a button click to a text file, along with the current date and some user info like an address. You'll find a lot of tutorials on YouTube.
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    What specifically do you need help with?

    For the program just do something basic like a job quoting system or a MIS, would be simple just use the form builder in VS and add the code where appropriate (i assume you've been taught VB?) as an extension you could look in to having a database to store customer, employee and job details, also how about an invoicing system? would be easy to do and you could make it allow users to print off their invoices think theres a function for that in VB

    Hope this helps
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    (Original post by yt7777)
    What specifically do you need help with?

    For the program just do something basic like a job quoting system or a MIS, would be simple just use the form builder in VS and add the code where appropriate (i assume you've been taught VB?) as an extension you could look in to having a database to store customer, employee and job details, also how about an invoicing system? would be easy to do and you could make it allow users to print off their invoices think theres a function for that in VB

    Hope this helps
    Client brief: PT Plumbing LtdPete Taylor owns a plumbing business and is finding that calculating estimates for new work very difficult and time-consuming. There are often errors in his calculations which have resulted in him carrying out work for very small profit and sometimes losing work because his estimate was too high.Pete has asked for a system with the following requirements:• staff to be able enter the customer’s name, address and telephone number• The current date to be automatically displayed in the top right hand corner• Staff to be able to select cost elements from a drop down list• Staff to enter quantity of each element• Program to automatically calculate the cost of each element• A total job cost to calculated and to be displayed at the bottom right of the form. VAT should be applied at the current rate• A button to print the form• A button to exit the form• Help options as appropriate• To be able to provide multiple quotes for the same customer offering a range of discounts depending on whether the customer is new (0% discount), repeat customer (5% discount), online customer (7% discount) or corporate customer (8% discount). Customers may well be eligible for more than 1 discount option.Peter requires the program to run on his laptop, which has a dual core processor, 2GB of RAM, 120 GB of free disk space and the latest version of Windows OSCost elements• Labour £40 per hour• Travel £1 per mile• Plastic pipes £3 per metre• Copper pipes £5 per metre• Chrome pipes £4 per metre
 
 
 
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